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Log in to add favorite February 23, 2011 8:00 AM

Almost six months later, scientists are still trying to assess the damage, both long-term and immediate, caused by the red mud, which contains both toxic metals and radioactive elements. Recent studies suggest that an immediate challenge for farmers will be dealing with soil that might be considered super alkaline.

Log in to add favorite February 21, 2011 10:58 AM

The deadline has passed for entering the Chemical Heritage Foundation's "It's Elemental" video contest, but voting is underway! In recognition of the2011 International Year of Chemistry, the Chemical Heritage Foundation invited students to…

Log in to add favorite February 17, 2011 1:02 PM

If you use the Science Buddies website and are participating in one of the following California science fairs, please leave a "comment" (below) or email us at SciBuddy@sciencebuddies.org: We are hoping to talk to students at these fairs,…

Log in to add favorite February 16, 2011 9:16 AM

Your plants may appear to be still, but they are actually constantly in motion! Their movements are just very slow, and it can be easy to overlook what might amount to very small changes and adjustments in angle or direction. (Image source:…

Log in to add favorite February 14, 2011 4:52 PM

What would you have made Watson "look like"? Check out IBM's video coverage of what was involved in giving Watson both a "face" and a "voice" for the Jeopardy! Competition. "I'll take "Artificial Intelligence" for $1000, please." Jeopardy!…

Log in to add favorite February 10, 2011 8:00 AM

Static electricity can make your hair stand on end. Source: Chris Darling, Wikpedia Ahhh.... winter. Snowpeople. Snowy days home from school. Hats, mittens, and scarves. Hot chocolate. And static electricity. Zap! That's right, it's during the…

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